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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Yesterday I traveled to Ypres, to Flanders Fields. Not being a history buff, I still thought that being so close to that area I should learn about their experiences here during WWI. Even though 100 years have passed, people here still feel the effects of the Great War. Just last week a farmer was digging up a meadow that had lain fallow all those years, and at first he hit what turned out to be ...
... to see the shrimp fishing done on horse back. This was so amazing, I saw it on a show on SBS at home when they did a documentary on the Belgium coast. I was so happy we could go and see it. The horses come down to the beach, they are a big draft horse, pulling a net along the sand in the water. There are weights on the bottom and they pick up the shrimp in the nets as they go along. When they come back in ...
... flying all different flags, it was amazing. After this we got ready to go out on the water, we were out there for 2 hours (not including the 2 hours it takes to get in and out of the channel) and we couldn't start the welcome race because there was no wind and the current was so strong. It was a good day even though we didn't end up racing. - There are 13 countries competing and 70 boats entered in the ...
... ride in the afternoon circumnavigated the city and took lots of photos of the buildings and cathedrals.. Architecture here is most interesting, given that buildings are all built with different colour brick and do not have the leaning problems along the canals like Amsterdam.. We hit the chocolate shops again, then dinner at a beaut ...
... normal chocolate shop. We chose a few choccies and ventured home in the rain. I told Mum it was like punch in the face of flavour and one of our choices was just that. I dont even know what was it in but it was crazy and AWESOME. Zesty lemon, strawberry, milk chocolate...look I dont even know but it was good and unlike any other chocolate i've had. Worth the trip just for that.
That night we splurged on a romantic dinner at ...